Demand for mainframes dropped off late last year -- and was down in the first three months of 2012, too. Is it time for Big Iron boosters to start worrying? No -- it's all good.
Networks are getting faster and more complex. How can IT network administrators keep up?
Just as small data has always driven the profitability of disk drive manufacturers (capacity improvements have always resulted in increased sales), it will also drive the development of next-generation data management solutions.
Can a law firm make a smooth transition to a storage cloud while meeting security and resource requirements?
Five hot technologies are having a big influence on how you manage storage. The executive director of Dell's storage strategy explains why each one is worth your attention.
When considering moving to the cloud, most IT shops have concerns about security. We tackle several of the most common questions.
A majority of companies are standardizing on open source for their application development efforts, though they might not be effectively monitoring their use of open source.
The ideal cloud provider should be an enabler, not an inhibitor. These five strategies will help you choose wisely.
Social media isn't just a marketing channel you bolt on to your current plans. You need to understand its true business-wide impact. How should your IT organization prepare to embrace social media over the next 12 months?
This month, Dell pulled the trigger on two significant acquisitions. What's behind Dell's acquisition moves, and why does at least one of them seem like a no-brainer?
These three rules of thumb will help you avoid the risk of keeping corporate data forever (and ever).
Malware, as Microsoft could have told Apple, comes with the territory. Last year saw a surge in Mac-related malware; 2012 has sustained that trend in a big way.
ODBC was a revolutionary technology 20 years ago. We look at its past and present, and suggest where it's headed.
Cloud computing isn't just "with us" -- it's here to stay, and IT spending on cloud services is expected to explode.
Is Big Data everything it’s cracked up to be or is the Big Data value proposition based on fears of an undiscovered insight in our data? Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, looks at why Big Data isn’t for everyone.
As Microsoft's response to a recent critical vulnerability demonstrates, Windows security has come a long way -- for the better -- since the days of Code Red.
Social media is about ease, speed, and reach. We explore the benefits it can offer your organization, and why IT must not be afraid of it.
The first enterprise social networks are delivering mixed results.
An IBM storage expert looks at the storage challenges and trends faced by today's IT department and offer suggestions for better storage management.
New targeted attacks masquerade as legitimate correspondence from the Better Business Bureau. It's fiendishly clever, which is exactly the point.